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Melanoma differentiation-associated gene-7/interleukin-24 (mda-7/IL-24) is a novel candidate of tumor suppressor that can selectively induce apoptosis experimentally in a spectrum of human cancer cells including leukemia cells. However, a recent study suggests that mda-7/IL-24 promotes the survival of chronic lymphocytic leukemia B-cells. In this study, we(More)
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) accumulation are involved in noise- and ototoxic drug-induced hair cell loss, which is the major cause of hearing loss. Bmi1 is a member of the Polycomb protein family and has been reported to regulate mitochondrial function and ROS level in thymocytes and neurons. In this study, we reported the expression of Bmi1 in mouse(More)
Recent studies have reported the role of Wnt/β-catenin signaling in hair cell (HC) development, regeneration, and differentiation in the mouse cochlea; however, the role of Wnt/β-catenin signaling in HC protection remains unknown. In this study, we took advantage of transgenic mice to specifically knockout or overactivate the canonical Wnt signaling(More)
A simple but comprehensive model is developed to quantify N losses from urea applied to a near-trench paddy field, considering all the N-transformations such as urea hydrolysis, volatilization, nitrification, denitrification, and all the important transportations like runoff, lateral seepage, vertical leaching and crop uptake. Seasonal average data of field(More)
In this study, we confirmed that combining HHT with ACR can result in synergistic cytotoxicity to AML cells in vitro and in vivo. Combining HHT and ACR simultaneously inhibited PI3K/AKT and WNT/β-catenin signaling in AML cells. Significant increases in growth inhibition and apoptosis were induced by an AKT inhibitor when the WNT3A gene of THP-1 cells was(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the reactivity of isolated pulmonary artery rings from rats with chronic hypoxic pulmonary hypertension (HPH) to protein kinase.C (PKC) activator. METHODS Pulmonary artery rings from adult rats exposed to normobaric hypoxia for two weeks and normal rats were isolated for measurement of isometric contractions to PMA, the specific(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the expression of neural axon guidance molecules Slit3 and Robo receptors in mouse aortic smooth muscle cell(MASMC) and investigate the effect of exogenous Slit3 protein on migration and proliferation of MASMC. METHODS The primary cultured MASMC were identified by immunofluorescent assay. The expression of Slit3/Robo signal pathway(More)
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